Michael Bennett

December 9, 1955March 8, 2013
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Michael Bennett, age 57 of Monroe Connecticut beloved husband of Jane Linley Bennett a devoted and loving wife passed peacefully in his home into the arms of our Lord on Friday March 8, 2013.Left to cherish his memory are his loving children Leah Bennett of South Carolina and Cpl Christopher Bennett of the United States Marine Corps and his devoted mother Virginia Maher Bennett of Shelton, CT. Michael is also survived by his sisters Diane and her husband Michael MacKinnel of Shelton, CT. Marilou Mangiamele of Shelton, CT. His brother Joseph Bennett and his wife Cathy of Ponte Vedra FL. Michael is also survived by his nieces Katie and Caroline MacKinnel, Hannah and Grace Bennett and nephews Mark and Joey Mangiamele whom he loved dearly as his own children. He was employed at Moore Tool many years before his illness alongside with his son. Michael enjoyed every moment with his children as a soccer and baseball coach. Michaels best friends of many years Jay and Donna Perrone and their sons Dan and Paul spent many happy times together. We will miss Michael’s laughter he brought into our lives, Heaven's gained a sharp wit and unrivaled storyteller. Michael will be forever and always in our hearts. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 14th at 11:00 AM at the Monroe Congregational Church, 34 Church Road Monroe. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Daniels Farm Road Trumbull. Friends may visit Wednesday March 13th from 4 to 8 PM at the Spadaccino and Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home 315 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe. Online condolences may be made by visiting



  • Visitation Wednesday, March 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 14, 2013


  • Interment

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Leah Bennett

March 15, 2013

Dad I love you more than I could ever tell you. You are my hero and I will never be the same without you. Thank you for being everything I could have ever wanted in a father. I love you.

March 14, 2013

Dear Family,
I am so sorry to hear about Michael,
my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Terin Cygan

March 14, 2013

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with your family at this difficult time.
Linda, Peter and Taylor MacKinnel

Cafaro Mary

March 13, 2013

Dear Jane, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.

Michael Cygan

March 13, 2013

Dear Family,

We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to everyone during this tough time.

We all loved spending time with Michael, he will surely be missed.

-Mike & Heide Cygan

Ray Malone

March 13, 2013

Please accept my sincere condolences.Your entire family is in my prayers. God Bless

Kelly Cygan

March 12, 2013

Dear Aunt Ginny and Family,
I am very sorry to hear about Michael. My sympathy, love and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. My heart and love goes out to you.
Kelly Cygan,

Brian and Alexis Horan

March 12, 2013

Our condolences go out to Joe and the entire Bennett family during this sad time.

March 12, 2013

Dear Aunt Ginny, Leah, Chris, Marilou, Diane, Joey & Family,

We were so saddened to hear the news of Michael's passing. He is now at peace, in heaven. He will now be an angel to all of you. May God's loving hands be placed on you to help you heal through this pain. Our sincere condolences to all of you.


Julie & Benny Saputo & Family

Stephen McDonough

March 12, 2013

Rest in Peace my friend u will be missed